A new book quotes Epstein as saying his bosses in Boston told him the team needed “some sizzle” and some “sexy guys.”
Month: January 2013
Is Hairston a good fit? What should the Cubs do about Garza? And why might the Cubs invite Sammy Sosa to come back to the organization?
The Cubs’ GM strongly suggests free agents like Michael Bourn aren’t in the cards for the Cubs this year, among other thoughts.
Huge number of Bullets today – an international scouting showcase, lots of grading, prospect profiles, arbitration filings, and Convention notes.
The 32-year-old righty mashes lefties, and can play all over the outfield.
The Nationals’ bullpen is stacked, and it makes me wonder what they’re planning to do.
The 20-year-old righty still has a world of talent.
The Red Sox as a Matt Garza destination? And everyone’s talking about Rick Porcello.
Thank goodness that awful fake-to-third-throw-to-first thing is going to be dead.
A way to get some of the “premium” games and avoid service fees.
What it’s like to play ball in the DR. Also love for Cubs signee Dayan Diaz, Sammy Sosa hitting bombs, and Nyjer Morgan craziness.
It’s impossible to perfectly articulate how to feel about Sammy Sosa’s time with the Cubs, and where things stand now.
All the names you’d expect to see.
The WBC runs in the first three weeks of March.
The Cubs want “a player of note” in any trade for Soriano. Is he actually worth that much when you consider other available options?
He feels it damaged the legacy of his career, and destroyed the numbers that baseball holds so sacred.
When fantasy players want a guy, that means his stats project to be pretty good.
There’s a great deal to cover from the last couple days.
What’s going to drive the excitement this year?